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Medical bill collector ban

Medical bill collector ban

Mr. Hansen, upon reading the recent editorial on the Minnesota ban of bill collecting giant Accretive Health, I think we are looking through opposite ends of the same telescope.

I don’t believe anybody “drove” Accretive “out of business.” They were at the wheel of their own bus speeding down the highway of abusive business tactics when they went over the cliff.

Some people in our state were the victims of Accretive. The regulations, that most business honor, and were put in place to protect us ought, not to be blamed for the alleged loss of 100 jobs here.

The blame for jeopardizing jobs, I feel, lies surely at the feet of Accretive for their reckless and “unacceptable if not illegal” business techniques.

Jan Welch


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